Battery Morris (3)

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Battery Morris (3) (1861-1865) - A Union U.S. Civil War Battery established in 1861 in Northeast Washington DC. Abandoned in 1865 at the end of the war.

History of Battery Morris

One of the ring of Union fortifications surrounding Washington DC during the U.S. Civil War, see Washington DC Fort Ring.

Established in 1861 as a earthworks gun battery with emplacements for seven field guns. Guns not normally in place.

The battery was abandoned in 1865 at the end of the war.

Current Status

No remains, no markers.


USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry: 1680424


Location: Southeast corner off Rhode Island Ave. and 20th St., north of Fulton Place in Northeast Washington DC.

Maps & Images

Lat: 38.92889 Long: -76.97694

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